Hatfield Forest

A 400 ha (1000 acre) medieval hunting forest, in West Essex, with wood pasture and hundreds of veteran trees, coppice, a lake and smal wetland areas. Owned and managed by the National Trust. Very important for its old trees and the saproxylic invertebrate community.

Last modified: 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 20:14

Latest addition: 

Hydroporus memnonius, Hydroporus nigrita, in the lake marsh pools, 2014.

Size: 

400.00hectares

Species total: 

4184

Ranking breakdown

Breakdown of species counts by category

Algae: 

204

Lichens: 

103

Fungi other than Lichens, including fungoid organisms: 

654

Bryophytes: 

151

Vascular Plants: 

465

Molluscs: 

40

Annelid worms: 

11

Platyhelminth worms: 

4

Arachnids: 

211

Myriapods: 

10

Crustaceans: 

17

Insects: Odonata: 

16

Insects: orthopteroids: 

10

Insects: hemipteroids: 

148

Insects: Hymenoptera: 

165

Insects: Coleoptera: 

786

Insects: Diptera: 

450

Insects: Lepidoptera: butterflies: 

34

Insects: Lepidoptera: moths: 

501

Insects: remaining small orders: 

46

Fish: 

7

Reptiles: 

3

Amphibians: 

4

Birds: 

116

Mammals: 

27

other Animals (Placozoa, Myxozoa, rotifers, other worms, Hemichordata, etc.): 

1

Comments

Updating species totals

If you set up the site, there should be a couple of tabs, view and edit and you can use the latter to update the totals. It's not clear who set this site up though as it says Anonymous.